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Re: Gap analysis: SMIL

From: John C. Wang <John.Wang@IAdea.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2012 08:20:21 +0800
Message-ID: <509857C5.5040905@IAdea.com>
To: Futomi Hatano <futomi.hatano@newphoria.co.jp>
CC: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, public-websignage@w3.org
Thanks to Futomi and Chaals. I agree with your statement.

John C. Wang
IAdea: Digital Signage Media Appliances
http://www.IAdea.com
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On 11/6/2012 5:08 AM, Futomi Hatano wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:45:36 +0100
> "Charles McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>
>> As one of the members who is familiar with SMIL, can I suggest the
>> following modification:
>>
>> [[[
>> SMIL provides good declarative ability to describe timing, and event-based
>> animation. On the other hand, it does not formally allow for using
>> Javascript which we also need.
>>
>> Possible strategies for using SMIL include:
>>      * build on top of a SMIL player, adding script capability and relevant
>> APIs.
>>      * incorporate HTML content and use the scripting capability of HTML
>> within the objects that are sequenced. This approach precludes using
>> script to mainpulate the SMIL containers, which may not meet the
>> requirements of use cases.
>>      * include SMIL (or possibly a subset) inline in an HTML browser, as
>> HTML5
>> does with SVG and MathML
>> ]]]
>>
>> (I think this says the same thing as John, but will help clarify to other
>> groups what it is in SMIL that we really want).
> Thanks for your suggestion as a SMIL expert, Chaals.
> It makes the section better as the gap analysis.
> I rewrote the section completely based on the suggestion.
> I kept some existing phrases in it for people who aren't familiar with signage.
> http://www.w3.org/community/websignage/wiki/Web-based_Signage_Use_cases_and_Requirements#SMIL
>
> Best regards,
> Futomi
>
>
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> Futomi Hatano
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